Live Literature

Open mic slots every month

Some of the best writing

from around the world

New writing

and professional polish

Louis Marchesi, 2nd Monday of each month

Café Writers presents to you….monthly readings of poetry and prose of extremely high quality in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.   There are also open mic slots every month so do come along and share something of your own.

Meetings are held at Louis Marchesi, 17 Tombland, Norwich in the upstairs function room.  Meetings start at 7.30pm and the entrance fee is £3.

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OUR 13TH JULY EVENT with guest appearances from George Szirtes and Jennifer Wong will be held through ZOOM. Please join us. Email us at the above address so we can send you the zoom link. Let us know if you would like an ‘Open Mic’ slot. ZOOM opens between 7.30 and 7.45pm.

This will be a free event, but if you would like to send us a donation, you can do so here through PayPal

Cafe Writers was a blast – great audience, good humoured and keen

Sean O’Brien

The 2019 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition results, judged by Zaffar Kunial 


Forthcoming events

10th August 2020 – Joelle Taylor and Laura Scott

Joelle Taylor is an award-winning poet, playwright, author and editor who has recently completed touring Europe, Australia, Brazil and South east Asia with her latest collection Songs My Enemy Taught Me. She is widely anthologist, the author of three full poetry...